Indian Doctor Wins US Award
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6 January 2009
New Delhi, India
An Indian doctor has been awarded with the prestigious Jean H Lubrano scholar award by a top cancer care institute in the US for his contribution to the fight against the disease.
Dr. Vineet Gupta, Group Medical Director of Healthcare Global Enterprises (HCG), a cancer care network, has been awarded by the Harvard University/Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston.
The award acknowledges Gupta’s contribution in furthering the cause of science and bringing a respected clinician and researcher in women's cancers to Harvard University/Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston.
Gupta is the first Asian to receive the honour and has joined the elite list of world's leading Oncologists, who have received the award in the past.
Gupta, alumni of Delhi University, is widely recognized for his work in breast cancer and Haematological diseases including Leukaemias and Lymphomas.
Dana Farber Cancer Center is the largest comprehensive cancer institute in the world, which has been consistently voted amongst the top three cancer centres in the US.